Professor Challenger and his Lost Neolithic World The Compelling Story of Alexander Thom and British Archaeoastronomy

The Gregorian calendar adds an extra day every four years to keep it in line with the seasons and by ignoring one in every three out of four centuries when the correlation is more or less exact. However by 1750 in Britain, ...

Professor Challenger and his Lost Neolithic World  The Compelling Story of Alexander Thom and British Archaeoastronomy

Author: Euan W. MacKie

Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784918342

Page: 158

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This book combines the two great passions of the author’s life: reconstructing the Neolithic mind and constructively challenging consensus in his professional domain. Semi-autobiographical, it charts his investigation of Alexander Thom’s theories regarding the alignment of prehistoric monuments in the landscape across several key Neolithic sites.

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